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  1. Sapiens

    av Yuval Noah Harari

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-04-30, ISBN 9780099590088
    (26 röster)

    The global phenomenon. The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller. The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller. Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most ...

  2. On Tyranny

    av Timothy Snyder

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-02-27, ISBN 9781847924889
    (4 röster)

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'These 128 pages are a brief primer in every important thing we might have learned from the history of the last century, and all that we appear to have forgotten' Observer History does not repeat, but it does instruct...

  3. Red Famine

    av Anne Applebaum

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-09-07, ISBN 9780241003800
    (1 röst)

    The momentous new book from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain. In 1932-33, nearly four million Ukrainians died of starvation, having been deliberately deprived of food. It is one of the most devastating episodes in the hi...

  4. The Silk Roads

    av Peter Frankopan

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-06-01, ISBN 9781408839997
    (4 röster)

    For centuries, fame and fortune was to be found in the west - in the New World of the Americas. Today, it is the east which calls out to those in search of adventure and riches. The region stretching from eastern Europe and sweeping right across C...

  5. Our Kids

    av Robert D Putnam

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-03-29, ISBN 9781476769905
    (1 röst)

    A New York Times bestseller and "a passionate, urgent" (The New Yorker) examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility. Central t...

  6. Magicians of the Gods

    av Graham Hancock

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-08-11, ISBN 9781444779707
    (2 röster)

    Graham Hancock's multi-million bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth's lost civilization. Twenty years on, Hancock retur...

  7. New and Old Wars

    av Mary Kaldor

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-09-07, ISBN 9780745655635

    Mary Kaldor's New and Old Wars has fundamentally changed the way both scholars and policy-makers understand contemporary war and conflict. In the context of globalization, this path-breaking book has shown that what we think of as war - that is to...

  8. The Origins of the Modern World

    av Robert B Marks

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-02-05, ISBN 9781442212404

    This clearly written and engrossing book presents a global narrative of the origins of the modern world from 1400 to the present. Unlike most studies, which assume that the "rise of the West" is the story of the coming of the modern worl...

  9. Guns, Germs, and Steel

    av Jared Diamond

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-03-07, ISBN 9780393354324

    In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start...

  10. The Romanovs

    av Simon Sebag Montefiore

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-01-01, ISBN 9781474600873
    (2 röster)

    The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world's surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world's greatest empire? And how did they lose it all?This is the intimate story of tw...

  11. Bloodlands

    av Timothy Snyder

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-09-01, ISBN 9780099551799
    (1 röst)

    Under Hitler and Stalin the Nazi and Soviet regimes murdered fourteen million people in the bloodlands between Berlin and Moscow. The killing fields extended from central Polads to western Russia. For twelve savage years, on this bloodsoaked soil ...

  12. The Enlightenment

    av Dorinda Outram

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-01-10, ISBN 9781107636576
    (3 röster)

    Debate over the meaning of 'Enlightenment' began in the eighteenth century and still continues to this day. This period saw the opening of arguments on the nature of man, truth, the place of God and the international circulation of ideas, people a...

  13. The Foundations of Early Modern Europe, 1460-1559

    av Eugene F Rice, Anthony Grafton

    Häftad, Engelska, 1994-02-01, ISBN 9780393963045
    (3 röster)

    Professor Rice, assisted in this edition by Professor Tony Grafton continues to argue, as in the first edition, that this century represents a shift from medieval to "early" modern.

  14. Empires in World History

    av Jane Burbank, Frederick Cooper

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-07-05, ISBN 9780691152363
    (2 röster)

    Empires--vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition--have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. Empires in World History departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take ...

  15. The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise

    av Dario Fernandez-Morera

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-02-22, ISBN 9781610170956
    (2 röster)

    Historians, journalists, and even politicians uphold the Muslim kingdom in medieval Spain - "al-Andalus" - as a multicultural paradise, a place where Muslims, Christians, and Jews lived in harmony. There is only one problem with this pop...

  16. Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72

    av Hunter S Thompson

    Häftad, Engelska, 2005-04-01, ISBN 9780007204489
    (1 röst)

    The best, the fastest, the hippest and the most unorthodox account ever published of the US presidential electoral process in all its madness and corruption.In 1972 Hunter S. Thompson, the creator and king of Gonzo journalism, covered the US presi...

  17. Antikens historia - Europa i vardande

    av Örjan Wikander, Charlotte Wikander

    Häftad, Svenska, 2003-03-01, ISBN 9789147051830
    (4 röster)

    Antikens historia: Europa i vardande har som syfte att förmedla en helhetsbild av politisk, social, ekonomisk, kultur- och mentalitetshistoria. Boken täcker såväl en lång tidsperiod, från bronsålder fram till medeltidens början, som ett omfattande...

  18. Utopia for Realists

    av Rutger Bregman

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-03-05, ISBN 9781408890271

    A Sunday Times Bestseller We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, with questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or left is providing us with answers. Rutger Bregman, a bes...

  19. Globalization

    av Jurgen Osterhammel, Niels P Petersson

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-08-23, ISBN 9780691133959

    "Globalization" has become a popular buzzword for explaining today's world. The expression achieved terminological stardom in the 1990s and was soon embraced by the general public and integrated into numerous languages. But is this much-...

  20. Yoga Body

    av Mark Singleton

    Häftad, Engelska, 2010-02-25, ISBN 9780195395341
    (1 röst)

    The practice of yoga has become hugely popular in the West. Most people assume (and many claim) that 'postural' yoga - characterized by the familiar, demanding, physical poses - is an ancient Indian tradition. But in fact, as Mark Singleton shows,...

  21. Nordic Model

    av Mary Hilson

    Häftad, Engelska, 2007-03-01, ISBN 9781861893666

    For a sparsely populated region on the edge of Europe, Scandinavia has attracted an unusual degree of interest during the twentieth century. The successes and failures of the famous 'Scandinavian' or 'Nordic' model in politics and policy continue ...

  22. Contemporary America

    av Russell Duncan, Joe Goddard

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-08-16, ISBN 9781137014870
    (1 röst)

    A broad-ranging and lively introduction to all aspects of life in America which combines original insights on history, politics, sociology and cultural studies. Fully revised, the fourth edition includes analysis of the 2012 election results, and ...

  23. 1967

    av Harvey Kubernik

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-04-18, ISBN 9781454920526
    (1 röst)

    In 1967, tens of thousands of young people streamed into San Francisco, kicking off a social transformation that shook the world. In this book, Harvey Kubernik embarks on an insider's musical exploration of the Summer of Love. The main narrative i...

  24. A History of the Global Economy

    av Joerg Baten

    Häftad, Engelska, 2016-03-10, ISBN 9781107507180
    (1 röst)

    Why are some parts of the world poor today, while others are rich? At which point in time did they diverge, and what were the reasons? These core questions are addressed in a concise and accessible introduction to global economic development since...

  25. Bad Girls Throughout History

    av Ann Shen

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-09-01, ISBN 9781452153933

    Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlight...

  26. The Ascent of Money

    av Niall Ferguson

    Häftad, Engelska, 2012-04-01, ISBN 9780718194000

    Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot. Call if what you like, it matters now more than ever. In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson shows that financial history is the back-story to all history.From the banking dynasty who funded the Italian Renaissance ...

  27. The Fabrication of Louis XIV

    av Peter Burke

    Häftad, Engelska, 1994-02-01, ISBN 9780300059434

    Louis XIV was a man like any other, but the money and attention lavished on his public image by the French government transformed him into a godlike figure. In this engrossing book, an internationally respected historian gives an account of contem...

  28. The Modern Middle East, Third Edition

    av Mehran Kamrava

    Häftad, Engelska, 2013-10-05, ISBN 9780520277816
    (1 röst)

    From the fall of the Ottoman Empire through the Arab Spring, this completely revised and updated edition of Mehran Kamrava's classic treatise on the making of the contemporary Middle East remains essential reading for students and general readers ...

  29. A New Green History Of The World

    av Clive Ponting

    Häftad, Engelska, 2007-05-01, ISBN 9780099516682
    (1 röst)

    Like Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs and Steel, Clive Ponting's book studies the relationship between the environment and human history. It examines world civilisations from Sumeria to ancient Egypt, from Easter Island to the Roman Empire and it argue...

  30. Nya Och Gamla Krig

    av Mary Kaldor

    Häftad, Svenska, 2000-06-01, ISBN 9789171731173
    (1 röst)

    I vår globala tidsålder har krig - det vill säga krig mellan stater i syfte att utöva maximalt våld - blivit en anakronism. I dess ställe har en ny form av organiserat våld uppkommit, ett fenomen som Mary Kaldor beskriver som »nya krig». Dessa nya...